1 Shot During Robbery at Family Dollar
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man was shot during a robbery at a Family Dollar in Cleveland Tuesday night.
According to Cleveland police, it happened at about 8 p.m. at the store on 3545 Ridge Road. Police said the suspect entered the Family Dollar, produced a handgun and attempted to hold up the store.
During the holdup attempt, the suspect fired one shot, hitting a 22-year-old clerk in the abdomen. The suspect then fled on foot.
The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, according to police. A condition was not available early Wednesday.
The suspect is described as being black, in his 20s, about 6′ tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark pants, according to police.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Cleveland police.